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List of substances subject to POPs Regulation

List of substances subject to POPs Regulation

Here you can find all substances currently listed in the relevant annexes to the POPs Regulation.

Substances listed in:

  • Annex I to the regulation are subject to prohibition (with specific exemptions) on manufacturing, placing on the market and use;
  • Annex II to the regulation are subject to restriction on manufacturing, placing on the market and use;
  • Annex III to the regulation are subject to release reduction provisions; and
  • Annex IV to the regulation are subject to waste management provisions.

Note that for some substances listed in Annex I, specific exemptions on the prohibition of their use, manufacturing and placing on the market may apply.

Hexachlorocyclohexanes, including lindane

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Date of inclusion in the POPs Regulation
29/04/2004
POPs Regulation History
POPs Regulation Annex
Annex I, part A
Annex IV

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Group members
This group of substance has the following member substances:
Name EC / List no. CAS no. Association
(1α,2α,3β,4α,5β,6β)-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane 206-270-8 319-84-6 Official source
BHC or HCH 210-168-9 608-73-1 Official source
γ-HCH or γ-BHC 200-401-2 58-89-9 Official source
(1α,2β,3α,4β,5α,6β)-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane 206-271-3 319-85-7 Official source

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